Research Associate / Fellow in Interaction Design

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow in Interaction Design (Fixed-term)

Reference: SCI057420

Closing Date: Friday, 19th June 2020

Job Type: Research

Department: Computer Science

Salary: £27511 to £40322 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for an Interaction Design Research Associate/Fellow within Horizon. 

We are looking for a talented researcher to further develop our work on data driven media experiences, combining the use of privacy preserving means of data processing to shape personalised media experiences, and factoring in the socially situated nature of media consumption. The candidate will have a computing HCI background and be familiar with design ethnography approaches. 

The post will be held at Horizon Digital Economy Institute (https://www.horizon.ac.uk) within the School of Computer Science at The University of Nottingham, reporting to Prof. Derek McAuley. 

Horizon is a multidisciplinary centre for Digital Economy research and impact. We balance the development of new technologies to capture and analyse human data, with explorations of how these can be used to deliver powerful experiences to people, with an awareness and understanding of the human and social values that must underpin these. We follow a user-centred approach, undertaking research in the wild based on principles of open innovation. 

This is a full-time (36.25 hours per week), fixed-term post available for 2 years. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Derek McAuley (derek.mcauley@nottingham.ac.uk). Applications must be submitted online via https://jobs.nottingham.ac.uk; please note that applications sent by email will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/applyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

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